Princess Birgitta

Princess Birgitta, photographed by Herman Bergne. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's archive.

Birgitta Ingeborg Alice was born in 1937, and is the daughter of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla.

Birgitta trained as a gymnastics director at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.

She married Johann Georg of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1932-2016) in 1961. The couple had three children: Carl Christian (born 1962), Désirée (born 1963) and Hubertus (born 1966).

Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princesses Margaretha, Birgitta and Desirée in around 1943. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's archive.